Skeem Saam is a popular South African soap opera that revolves around the lives of three young friends – Sthoko, Clement, and Mangaliso – as they navigate the challenges of adolescence and early adulthood while living in the township of Turfloop. The series addresses a range of social issues and explores family dynamics, education, relationships, and personal growth.
Premiere episodes of Skeem Saam are broadcast on SABC1 from Mondays to Fridays at 18h30.
Monday 2 October 2023
Elizabeth shoves Jacobeth into a tight corner regarding marrying Kwaito. Babeile has come to a devastating decision regarding his future. Francois asks Chef Kgosi the impossible.
Tuesday 3 October 2023
MaNtuli discovers that Cindy didn’t give Kwaito a deal. Rathebe gets discharged. Chef Kgosi sees a familiar face in his workplace and runs away.
Wednesday 4 October 2023
Kwaito has a heart to heart with his potential mother-in-law. The Maputlas are shocked by a decision Tbose has made for his son. Chef Kgosi is caught out on a lie.
Thursday 5 October 2023
Meikie and John are shocked by Leeto’s plans for his defense. Kwaito is shattered when Alfred goes back on his word. Lizzy is left wondering if she’s doing the right thing after seeing the state her mother is in.
Friday 6 October 2023
Tbose has an unwelcome surprise for Mapitsi. Kat experiments with something new but he may have invited trouble into his life. Rea gives the commander a lead but it could be a trap.
Monday 9 October 2023
Kat lands himself in a mavuso situation. Elizabeth is worried about Jacobeth’s whereabouts. Meikie encourages a worried Mapitsi to do the podcast.
Tuesday 10 October 2023
Jacobeth disappears into thin air. The community reacts to Kat’s mavuso situation. An officer of the law finally gets a second chance.
Wednesday 11 October 2023
Jacobeth brings Lizzy’s uncle to help with the Kwaito proposal but he turns on her. Kat has another bad experience with slay queens and blames it on his visit to Bazaruto. Babeile is made to feel like a rookie and he hates every minute of it.
Thursday 12 October 2023
Lizzy finds out about her mother’s betrayal and sabotage of her happiness. Kwaito’s comments about his family break MaNtuli’s heart. Leeto effectively tames Kat when Kat starts disrespecting him.
Friday 13 October 2023
Elizabeth gives Jacobeth and Oom Tladi shocking news. The Maputlas bid Tbose farewell. Charles is set on enrolling Benjamin and Makwena at Aprendo Preparatory School.
Monday 16 October 2023
Oom Tladi puts his foot down regarding the lobola situation. The Station Commander lays down the law to two sergeants. Leeto shares a moment with one of the Bazaruto hostesses.
Tuesday 17 October 2023
A Thobakgale relative brings the Seakamelas some good news. Mapitsi is nervous ahead of a meeting with a Berry FM station manager.
Wednesday 18 October 2023
Leeto turns to his parents for help with his case but they are not on the same page. Lizzy unwittingly gives Kwaito a nudge and he promptly decides on a lobola date.
Thursday 19 October 2023
Amidst Leeto’s trial strain, the Maputlas are stunned to find an unexpected visitor at the door. Jacobeth is knocked for six when another surprise arrives in the form of a letter. Letetswe feels left out in his own home.
Friday 20 October 2023
Leeto stumbles upon damning evidence that could exonerate him. Joyce wreaks havoc for the Seakamelas and the Maputlas. Mahlatse faces the worst humiliation publicly, thanks to Pax.
Monday 23 October 2023
The Seakamelas’ efforts to sway Sifiso finally pay off. Leeto confronts Babeile about Dragon’s cause of death. Mahlatse is taunted by social media comments.
Tuesday 24 October 2023
Kwaito and Lizzy’s union almost sends the detractor to counselling. Despite the odds, life goes on at Bazaruto. Mahlatse is being put to the test to show who he really is.
Wednesday 25 October 2023
While wedding bells start ringing for one son, another’s freedom hangs in the balance and he’s forced to plead for a credible character witness. Pax dares Mahlatse to prove that he’s not scared of girls.
Thursday 26 October 2023
An unfortunate incident derails Kwaito’s lobola plans. Leeto is distressed about the new state witness.
Friday 27 October 2023
Jacobeth advices the Thobakgale uncles to call off the lobola negotiations. Leeto wants Joy subpoenaed to testify but his lawyer has a better idea.
Monday 30 October 2023
High drama as Leeto’s trial begins. Kwaito’s hospitalisation news reaches Glenda’s ears. Letetswe encourages Mahlatse to make a move on Mosebjadi.
Tuesday 31 October 2023
Leeto’s attorney grills Sergeant Babeile on the stand. Kwaito shocks his family when he makes an unexpected decision regarding the lobola negotiations. Mahlatse chooses peace over peer pressure.